New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance

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20.3.CC Fairgrounds

1.  Fairgrounds shall be located on a site a minimum of ten (10) acres in size.

2.  All structures shall be set back twenty (20) feet from the public right-of-way and fifty (50) feet from a residential district property line.

3.  All parking areas shall be set back twenty (20) feet from a residential district property line.

4.  Fairgrounds shall comply with the following fence requirements:

a.  Where a structure or parking area abuts a public right-of-way or residential district, a masonry fence or a solid fence constructed of redwood, cedar, or cypress boards placed vertically, edge to edge, shall be provided.

b.  When the fence is located along the residential district property line, the fence shall be located on the property line and a minimum of seven (7) feet in height.

c.  When the fence is located along the public right-of-way, the fence shall be located ten (10) feet from the abutting public right-of-way and a minimum of ten (10) feet in height. The ten (10) foot area between a public right-of-way and the fence shall be maintained as open space and landscaped.

d.  A chain wall that extends at least twelve (12) inches below grade and at least six (6) inches above grade shall be constructed and maintained as part of the fence to assure that the drainage does not run onto adjacent properties.